Positive Action & Second Step

Positive Action

This year, Iowa is offering a nationally recognized “Best Practice” program entitled “Positive Action” as part of the health curriculum for 1st grade through 4th grade.  Positive Action is a program that teaches skills that are basic for all of us get along in this world covering topics like: Who am I, How do I stay Healthy, What do I do when I get mad, How do I treat others, Be honest and keep working to Be the best me I can be.  This program receives its funding through the State of Idaho Prevention Project and the classes are age appropriate, informative, interactive and fun for students.  Each class is facilitated by a trained Prevention Educator who has years of experience in providing programs to young people.  If you have any questions, concerns or comments, you can directly contact Charlotte Combe, Programs Director, LCSNW at 323-0996 or or please free to contact Hazuki Pike, School Counselor at Iowa.

For further independent review of this best practice program, please see the Positive Action website:


Second Step

“Second Step” will be used as part of the health curriculum for Kindergarten and 5th grade this year.  Second Step is a classroom-based social-skills program that teaches socioemotional skills aimed at reducing impulsive and aggressive behavior while increasing social competence.